Companies in the timber industry

Georgia-Pacific to invest US$20 million in South Carolina OSB mill

Georgia-Pacific has announced that it will be investing $20 million in its Alcolu, South Carolina OSB mill. The project [...]

Swedish sawmills plan record investments in production capacity expansions

Swedish sawmills have made record results in 2021 and there are plans for record investments and increased timber demand in [...]

Timber trade associations criticize EU ban on wood imports from deforestation countries

In mid-November 2021, the EU Commission adopted a proposal for a ban on deforestation-free supply chains. The timber [...]

UPM strike to continue until March, 12

The Finnish Paperworkers’ Union has informed UPM that their strike at UPM’s Finnish mills will be extended by three [...]

US to reduce tariffs on most softwood producers, raise them for West Fraser

With its latest preliminary review on Canadian softwood lumber shipments, the U.S. Department of Commerce is indicating it will [...]

Norske Skog sells its wood pellet company in New Zealand

Norske Skog has entered into agreement with Talley’s Group, a New Zealand based dairy, fishing, produce and food company [...]

Swedish sawmill giants post considerable rise in sales and profits for 2021

    Three of Sweden's largest sawmilling groups, SCA, Holmen and Setra posted more than expected financial [...]

Mayr-Melnhof Holz completes acquisition of Bergkvist Siljan; becomes Europe’s 3rd sawmill group

The Austrian competition authorities approved the acquisition of Bergkvist Siljan AB by Mayr-Melnhof Holz, one of the leading companies [...]

US to reduce duties on most Canadian softwood lumber producers

The US Department of Commerce issued its preliminary determination in their Third Administrative Review of certain softwood lumber products from [...]